Arnold Genthe’s Cats : Women Posing With ‘Buzzer’ From A Century Ago – Design You Trust

Arnold Genthe’s Cats : Women Posing With ‘Buzzer’ From A Century Ago

German-born American photographer, Arnold Genthe (January 8, 1869 – August 9, 1942) took a series of photographs of woman posing with his cat. Beginning in 1906, Genthe photographed a number of women with 4 of his cats, all named Buzzer.

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“It is told that at the age of four, when I was taken by the nurse to look at my newly arrived brother Hugo, I seriously remarked, ‘I’d like a little kitten better.’ I am fond of dogs, but cats have always meant more to me, and they have been the wise and sympathetic companions of many a solitary hour,” Arnold Genthe from his autobiography, As I Remember (1936)

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